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Re: [TCML] 3 phase mot dc coil first light

On 12/01/2013 02:16 PM, Greg Peters wrote:
> Thanks Ted, yet another thing I forgot to mention. The MOTs have
> their bottoms removed (open ended cores), so saturation should be
> pretty much impossible. Tonight I might try and pull three of them
> out of the oil and disconnect the cores. I'm dreading trying to sand
> the insulation off the HV wire though.

Wipe of the oil, then take a lighter to the end of the wire and burn off
the insulation.  Well, it doesn't actually "burn off", but it carbonizes
and loses it's structure, which makes it a breeze to scrub off with with
some steel wool.  Be gentle, because the copper gets soft from the heat.

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